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Larry Fitzgerald fined for hit against Packers

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Posted at 4:53 PM, Jan 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-22 19:23:28-05

Before his overtime heroics against the Green Bay Packers in Saturday's playoff game, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver leveled a hit on Packers safety Morgan Burnett player that resulted in a 15-yard penalty.

On Friday, the NFL went one significant step further in its discipline of Fitzgerald, fining the 32-year-old for his hit in the third quarter of Arizona's 26-20 win.

The penalty called on Fitzgerald wiped out what would have been a touchdown run by fellow Cardinals receiver John Brown. Arizona trailed 13-7 at the time and had to settle for a field goal after the foul.